The singer and songwriter’s new album, “The Ascension,” addresses a convergence of crises with synth-heavy songs filled with counterpoint and no easy resolutions.
US President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale was detained by police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Sunday after barricading himself in his home and threatening to harm himself, according to a police statement.Fort Lauderdale police said they went to Parscale’s home about 4pm local time after receiving a 911 call about an armed man who was threatening suicide. Parscale’s wife told the officers who responded that her husband had access to multiple firearms.Police established…
Matthew Rycroft tells MPs civil service is considering all ways to improve migration system
The top civil servant at the Home Office has said “all options are on the table” for the migration system, in response to reports officials were asked to consider proposals to hold refugees in offshore detention centres, including remote islands in the south Atlantic.
Matthew Rycroft, the department’s permanent secretary, said the Cabinet Office would lead an inquiry into the leak of documents that revealed officials were asked to consider “possible options for negotiating an offshore asylum processing facility similar to the Australian model in Papua New Guinea and Nauru”. Continue reading...
After Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rai, Iraqi Grand Shia Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani became the second top cleric to call for disbanding Iranian proxies across the Middle East and restoring
Danny da Costa is the latest name linked with a move Schalke as the club look to course correct in the 2020/21 campaign. Elsewhere, Union Berlin have snapped up a striker on loan to bolster their ranks.
The kit means a paramedic can "fly" up a fell in 90 seconds rather than go 30 minutes by foot.
"Trump lost the second he wouldn't condemn violent white nationalists."
The author of “Housekeeping,” “Gilead,” and, now, “Jack” looks to history not just for the origins of America’s ailments but for their remedy, too, Casey Cep writes.
The stage seemed set for Minnesota to break its streak of postseason losses. But sure enough, a late collapse delivered a 17th consecutive playoff defeat.
A pleated skirt, an elegant dress and some eco options for romantic occasions – even if you’re staying home Continue reading...
These are all the recipes you need to transport yourself to a Middle Eastern summer day on the beach.
A new exhibition celebrates dub reggae music and culture in the capital, from its roots in Jamaica to its half-century of influence on London communities Continue reading...
An open-source global network of stargazers has shared remarkable footage showing a rare ‘Earthgrazer’ meteorite skimming off our planet’s atmosphere, and avoiding certain doom, earlier this week.
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“Trump’s strategy to delegitimize this election and to stay in office if he loses is not complicated,” the Vermont senator contended.
Israeli flag carrier owes a reported $80 million to ticket holders, and following share placement will have positive equity, Finance Ministry believes
Dror Feiler relinquished his Israeli citizenship after marrying a Swedish citizen, and an order banning him from Israel was issued against him in 2010 for participating in flotillas protesting the blockade on the Gaza Strip
Cultural attractions are reopening across the country. If you decide to see a film or take in an exhibit, know the risks and take precautions.
Según un reportaje, el presidente estadounidense pagó solo 750 dólares de impuestos federales sobre la renta en 2016 y 2017, y nada en 10 de los 15 años anteriores.
The Dodgers are huge favorites against the Milwaukee Brewers in the wild card round, but reliever Devin Williams could give L.A. fits with his filthy changeup.
There’s a class of superhero that’s flawed, self-aware and lovably human, often poking fun at the genre. If you’re feeling some big-budget blockbuster fatigue, try one of these films.
Toward the end of World War II a suicide wave swept the areas of Germany occupied by the Red Army. Florian Huber’s new book blames the influence of Nazi anti-Bolshevik propaganda and the mass rapes by Russian soldiers
Former champion Jelena Ostapenko ousted second seed Karolina Pliskova from the French Open with a 6-4 6-2 win in the second round of the French Open on Thursday after an error-ridden performance from the Czech player.
A deputy in the same Georgia county was fired after video of him repeatedly punching a Black man pinned to the ground went viral.
Edward Brooke-Hitching set out to curate the ultimate collection of bizarre books down the ages. He leads us around the Madman’s Library
Edward Brooke-Hitching grew up in a rare book shop, with a rare book dealer for a father. As the author of histories of maps The Phantom Atlas, The Golden Atlas and The Sky Atlas, he has always been “really fascinated by books that are down the back alleys of history”. Ten years ago, he embarked on a project to come up with the “ultimate library”. No first editions of Jane Austen here, though: Brooke-Hitching’s The Madman’s Library collects the most eccentric and extraordinary books from around the world.
“I was asking, if you could put together the ultimate library, ignoring the value or the academic significance of the books, what would be on that shelf if you had a time machine and unlimited budget?” he says. Continue reading...
Greek police have launched a criminal investigation into dozens of foreign aid workers on the island of Lesbos, who were allegedly in cahoots with human traffickers, delivering illegal migrants to Greece from Turkey.
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Three women who were way ahead of their time, educated and famous for their Berlin soirees – but ignored for centuries by Jewish historians because they converted to Christianity
Farmers have a safety net, fallback options, a choice of buyers and a level-playing field
Claire Denis’s film about legionnaires, ends with a fearless, thrilling dance by Denis Lavant, but that’s not its only choreographic beat.
Roman Catholics account for a bit more than 20% of the U.S. population
Free Patriotic Movement head Gebran Bassil was admitted to the Hotel Dieu de France hospital to receive treatment for coronavirus, his media office said Thursday in a statement, and that there was no need worry.
During South Africa’s strict lockdown, groups of activists decided to distribute parcels of vegetables as wells as seedlings and gardening materials as well as to hundreds of vulnerable households
Photographs by Miora Rajaonary Continue reading...
The emir steered the tiny, oil-rich country through the tumultuous rivalries of the Middle East.
William Pedersen designed his weekend house as an almost ‘sculptural form’ that blends into the land, and is putting it on the market for $9.995 million.
Stephan Balliet, who streamed the attack live, was an active contributor to several anonymous chatrooms and owned a large collection of racist, fascist and antisemitic digital content
Corey Perry’s goal gave Dallas a 3-2 victory and stopped Tampa Bay from clinching its second Stanley Cup.
<p>‘There is no wrong way to react to such a uniquely personal tragedy,’ charity states</p>
Michigan International Speedway, Dover International Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway each lost one of two Cup Series points races.
After looking impressive in his first NFL start against the Chiefs, Justin Herbert will face a Panthers defense that has had a week to prepare for him.
Labour lawmakers called the suggestion "heartless" and "inhumane."